Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University in 2001 with a B.A. in psychology. She then obtained a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from University of Missouri- Columbia School of Law in 2005. Prior to joining Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Jennifer practiced with a regionally recognized law firm in Springfield, Missouri, where she represented individuals in cases throughout the Midwest. Jennifer is admitted to practice in Missouri and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. Jennifer is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. She was selected to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, in 2014-2019. Jennifer, and her husband, Chad, have two children. Outside of the practice of law, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, running and playing tennis.